A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through April 1806.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At what job is Ephraim working when he is arrested?
(a) Surveyor
(b) Editor
(c) Miller
(d) Tax collector

2. Because of Dr. Page's training, Martha thinks he is _______________.
(a) immature
(b) overconfident
(c) better than she
(d) inexperienced

3. What is the epidemic in the summer of 1787?
(a) Scarlet fever
(b) Malaria
(c) Measles
(d) Smallpox

4. Why was Martha able to keep her daughters at home for the majority of their young adult lives?
(a) She would not let them marry
(b) She demanded that they stay
(c) She asked them to stay
(d) She had enough money from her two businesses

5. To what event is Martha invited?
(a) John Davis Jr.'s birthday party
(b) John Davis Jr.'s funeral
(c) John Davis Jr.'s autopsy
(d) John Davis Jr.s' Baptism

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose illegitimate child does Martha deliver in October of 1791?

2. How many children does Martha deliver in her lifetime?

3. How many children did Martha have?

4. Premarital sex in 18th century New England is considered to be ______________.

5. What was Martha always sure to include when she mentioned a man in her diary?

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